|The Coffee House - Writers' Bloc - Mark Cohen|
In her twelfth novel, "A Student of Living Things," Susan Shreve imagines the life of a young mother in the Distict of Columbia in the near future under a State of Emergency and a climate of fear.
Keywords: novel; fear
|The Coffee House - December 2006 - Mark Cohen|
Dr. Michael McCracken, chief scientist at the Climate Institute, on science-fiction like, "geo-engineering" fixes for climate change; Ralston Deffenbaugh of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services on American immigration policies and practices; author Susan Shreve discusses her twelfth novel,"A Student of Living Things"; poetry by Brandon Johnson ("periphery"), Sami Miranda ("Victoria, Texas") and Adriane Harjo ("It's Not Pretty, Maria"); and the one-man blues band, Curtis Blues.
Keywords: climate; geo-engineering; immigration; refugees; novel; fiction; poetry; blues